2018-2019 Coaching positions

Woodside, DE 19980, US
May 09, 2018
Job Category
Teaching, Athletics Coach

POLYTECH School District is now accepting applications for the following 2018-2019 Coaching position:

Boys' and Girls' Swimming - Varsity head coach

Candidates : Please attach a letter of interest, your detailed resume which highlights experience in athletics, including but not limited to coaching experience and playing experience, and 3 letters of reference along with your classified online application.

Head Coach Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Full responsibility for the overall supervision of his/her programs (Varsity, JV, and freshmen teams).
  2. Responsible for compliance with all DIAA rules and regulations
  3. Attend mandatory DIAA rules clinic and coaches meetings.
  4. Responsible for verifying each athlete's academic and medical eligibility.
  5. Supervise and conduct practices, clinics and contests in a safe manner.
  6. Manage uniforms, equipment and facilities in a responsible manner.
  7. Notify the Athletic Director of annual budgetary needs.
  8. Teach student athletes ethical behavior, good sportsmanship, cooperative work ethic and responsibility.
  9. Develop positive public relations with the parents, school staff members and administrators, booster club members and the community.
  10. Communicate effectively with the Athletic Director, administrators, assistant coaches, players and parents.
  11. Direct injured athletes to the athletic trainer and report injuries to the nurse.
  12. Administrative Duties:
  • Provide team rules and practice schedules to athletes, parents and Athletic Director.
  • Submit an eligibility report
  • Keep emergency cards on athletes accessible at all times.
  • Have accurate rosters available for the Athletic Director, newspapers, school personnel and parents.
  • Adhere to the DIAA state tournament manual deadlines.
  • Submit an end of the year report to include: Team records, standings and individual awards; Uniform and equipment inventory; Obligations for lost or missing uniforms and equipment.
Head Coach Essential Qualifications:
Education : Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited 4-year college or university preferred, but not required.

Licensure and Certification: Adult CPR certification required. Current with NFHS Concussion Recognition course. NFHS Coach Certification preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Valid Delaware teaching license and certification(s).
  • Experience teaching or interacting with high school students.
  • Experience organizing and supervising a youth sports program.
  • Deep understanding of NFHS and Delaware sport rules and regulations.
  • Deep understanding of current sport safety and training practices.
  • Minimum of three years' coaching experience in the sport.
Head Coach Essential Knowledge, Skills and Behaviors:
  • Plan and implement team practices based on DIAA standards and regulations.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with students, parents and colleagues.
  • Foster a stimulating and accepting team environment.
  • Write, speak, and interact clearly and professionally.
  • Read, analyze and interpret professional literature and federal and state regulation and rules documents.
  • Effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of students, parents, administrators, and staff members.
  • Perform effectively in environments with competing demands.
  • Use eSchoolPLUS (pupil accounting software) to determine student athlete eligibility.
  • Maintain a professional appearance.
Terms of Employment:
  • This is a part-time position offered for 1 Season/Year (Continued appointment beyond 1 year will be at the discretion of the Athletic Director and/or Building Principal.)
  • Athletic positions shall be filled according to the Delaware Inter¬≠scholastic Athletic Association (DIAA) regulations.
  • Successful completion of Criminal Background Check, Tuberculosis Test (PPD), and Child Protection Registry Clearance must be completed prior to start of employment.
  • Salary is calculated in accordance with the verified educational level and work experience of the selected candidate and in accordance with the district's Athletic Salary Scale.
  • Direct deposit of payroll checks is mandatory and employees are paid on a lag pay schedule with the first payment made after approximately one month of employment.
Closing Date for Application: Open until satisfactorily filled Date of Employment: 2018-2019 Sports seasons
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Kevin Smith via email at kevin.smith@polytech.k12.de.us

A person may not be employed by a public school employer in any position requiring licensure and certification if the person does not meet licensure and certification requirements established under Chapter 12 of [Title 14 of the Delaware Code]..., except pursuant to a license extension and/or emergency certificate issued pursuant to Chapter 12. See 14 Del. C.§ 1313.

Direct deposit of paychecks is a condition of employment for all new employees hired after December 31, 1995

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